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A return to 10 year passports and a review of gambling laws are highlights of Labour's Internal Affairs policy released today. “More than 15,000 New Zealanders signed a petition calling on the Government to revert to the 10 year system for...

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced a programme of change to how the government delivers its support for recovery in Christchurch and the surrounding area. “Greater Christchurch's recovery from the earthquakes...

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  The National Party has launched a new phase in its election campaign with new television commercials and election billboards highlighting the clear choice facing New Zealand voters. “On air now is a short 15 second television commercial...

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  Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the completion of the Apia racecourse solar array in Samoa today. “The 2.2 Megawatt photovoltaic array at the Apia Sports Complex will provide the highest electrical output from a single installation...

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Foreign Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is deeply concerned at the announcement by Israel's Civil Administration Authority that they will appropriate 400 hectares of privately owned Palestinian land near Bethlehem for Israeli settlements. “Israel's...

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New Zealanders from all walks of life have helped the Internet Party create a full platform of strong, progressive and realistic policies that will create a better future for everyone, says leader Laila Harré. “The Internet Party has only...

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Commerce Minister Craig Foss says new rules coming into force today will protect New Zealand's international reputation as a trusted place to do business. The Limited Partnerships Amendment Act takes effect today requiring all limited partnerships...

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The Labour Party is drafting terms of reference for a Commission of Inquiry, says Labour's Shadow Attorney-General David Parker. “It is abundantly clear there is a need for an independent Commission of Inquiry, chaired by a High Court Judge,...

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Evidence crucial to any inquiry into actions by Judith Collins and other National ministers and staff must be protected from being destroyed, Labour leader David Cunliffe says.                                                           “The...

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New Zealand First is calling for an immediate moratorium on the use of aerial 1080, and alternative strategies to be put in place, ahead of a total ban on the use of the controversial poison. Spokesperson for Primary Industries Richard Prosser says research...

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